UK time is: 01:40:49
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Lomas Targets A Clean Sheet

Manager Steve Lomas has challenged the players ahead of the game against Bolton Wanderers this weekend to keep it clean at the back and end the game with a clean sheet.

Ever since our last match against Burnley - two all draw - Lomas says he's been drilling the team defensively because he really wants us to tighten up in the Bolton game, and he wants to start chipping away at the fact we have conceded 14 goals in our last five games.

The fact we are scoring at the other end, means that keeping a clean sheet could effectively guarantee us victory with how we have been playing.

Speaking to the official site ahead of the match, he said.

'We've had three very good performances, but that being said we would have liked a few more points. It's going to be a tough game as Bolton are in decent form and picked a good win at Bournemouth last weekend. They will be on their game so we have to put on a similar performance and hopefully keep a clean sheet.'

Whilst Lomas has obviously lost the services of Shaun Derry who ended his loan spell, mutually cancelled his contract with QPR and took up the post of Notts County manager the other day, he can welcome back Jimmy Abdou following suspension and Richard Chaplow who has returned to training and sufficient fitness following injury to now be considered for the match day squad.

The gaffer says that finding some continuity is difficult because we are losing people as we get a few people back, but that's football you have to get on with it.

As for Derry, Lomas wishes him all the best in his new role and challenge, describing him as a 'fantastic professional' who deserves further success in the game.

Vital Millwall on: facebook

Vital Millwall on: twitter

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday November 8 2013

Time: 8:55PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Millwall Articles

Fabbrini Gets Watford Recall (Thursday March 26 2015)

Upson Upbeat On Survival Chances (Thursday March 26 2015)

Chaplow Extends Ipswich Loan (Thursday March 26 2015)

Stats: Brentford v Millwall (Saturday March 21 2015)

Harris Has Brentford Hopes (Friday March 20 2015)

Cowan-Hall Sidelined For Three Weeks (Thursday March 19 2015)

More Brighton Positives For Harris (Thursday March 19 2015)

Archived Millwall Articles

List All Millwall Online Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. numbernine 324
2. ParisWall 298
3. kevrelles 225
4. High Life Street 198
5. Block3Wall 195
6. Crafty_Cockney 160
7. tony_dolby 159
8. midway lion 157
9. Senegal Lion 138
10. Millwalljohn 136

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Huddersfield 39 11 11 17 -19 44
19. Reading 38 12 8 18 -19 44
20. Fulham 39 12 7 20 -18 43
21. Rotherham 39 9 13 17 -20 40
22. Wigan 39 8 11 20 -17 35
23. Millwall 39 7 12 20 -31 33
24. Blackpool 39 4 11 24 -48 23

Breaking League News

LUFC Fulham fined 20,000 for Leeds incident
Leeds Utd : 27/03/2015 19:11:01
A Ray of Sunshine on the Horizon!
Fulham : 27/03/2015 18:58:01
Stephens Bemoans International Break
Brighton : 27/03/2015 17:44:01
Fulham Fined 20,000
Fulham : 27/03/2015 17:26:01
Owls Strikers to Return After International Break
Sheff Wed : 27/03/2015 15:10:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Brentford MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Forde 25%
Cummings 0%
Nelson 0%
Hooiveld 0%
Harding 0%
O'Brien 50%
Williams 0%
Abdou 0%
Upson 0%
Woolford 0%
Gregory 25%
Sub - Taylor-Fletcher 0%